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Old April 15th, 2015, 08:23 PM   #341
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I don't like how they simplified the original design.

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I wouldn't call the first one a commieblock,
It's a socrealist building.

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We're talking about the style, the design and the 'look' of the buildings, not about the political ideology of the country it was built in.
Commieblock = public housing buildings.
It doesn't matter if it's in Russia or in the US.
From what I remember the "commie" part comes from "communal" rather than "communist" but it was never a clear definition. This type of architecture (late modernism) certainly wasn't invented by the Soviet Union and pretty much the same ideas also in terms of city planning etc. influenced both sides of the Iron curtain, only the scale might be different.

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Old April 16th, 2015, 09:22 PM   #342
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I think it's in Sarajevo. They still need to remove the ugly satellite dishes, but I like what they did with the window frames. I would much rather they add frameless glass over the balconies if they can't just be removed altogether, so that no hideous white clunky frames are seen.
This is from Sweden.


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Old April 17th, 2015, 01:50 AM   #343
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It doesn't even look communist anymore! It looks better than many of the ones in North America, even.
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Old May 23rd, 2015, 10:15 PM   #344
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Nitra, Slovakia
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A perfect renovation, in my opinion. I wouldn't have done it any other way.
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Old May 23rd, 2015, 10:21 PM   #345
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Is the coloured composition new or restored?

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Old May 23rd, 2015, 10:28 PM   #346
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Old May 27th, 2015, 01:59 AM   #347
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I wish this one was ever restored. They are the 'mono-blocs' of Villa Lugano in Buenos Aires. Here's a picture of them about 10 years ago or so:



The buildings being constructed, 1970:
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Old June 9th, 2015, 11:01 AM   #348
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Amazing renovations! ��
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Old July 1st, 2015, 07:05 PM   #349
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Old July 24th, 2015, 03:08 AM   #350
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Some of these would look nice if renovated and had larger, non-tenement style floor plans. Am I in the minority with that opinion?
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Old August 10th, 2015, 11:04 PM   #351
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I wish they would tear out all of those balcony enclosures
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Old October 1st, 2015, 04:17 PM   #352
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Old October 5th, 2015, 12:15 AM   #353
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Various British blocks:

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Old December 2nd, 2015, 08:27 PM   #354
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Osiedle Quarter de La Croix Blanche w Paryżu
osiedle jak osiedle ale całkiem ciekawy przykład modernizacji powojennych bloków

















Wincyj + inne osiedla: https://www.flickr.com/photos/noobax/
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Old December 8th, 2015, 09:31 PM   #355
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Nice examples of thermo-modernisation of the commieblocks from Wroclaw, Poland.

Click the link and use the slider, use arrows left/right on site to get another picture

http://www.bryla.pl/bryla/0,144836,1...talowa-64.html
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Old December 9th, 2015, 08:27 AM   #356
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Just shades of grey, or pure white, with colour only used as a highlight, if necessary. That's how you renovate modernist blocks.

If only they were real.
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Old January 22nd, 2016, 04:47 AM   #357
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Nice ones in Poland

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Przy Borelowskiego kolejne udane termomodernizacje







i szersza perspektywa


Szkoda tylko, że ulicę obok na Wodzickiego bloki są w stylu Picassa...
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Old February 27th, 2016, 04:40 AM   #358
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More Poland
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I problem chodników idzie ku lepszemu zwłaszcza na os. Północ. Co do tego z linku, pewnie miał grać jakiś Socreal, ale oscara by nie dostał

Jeszcze raz Częstochowa, ale na dłuższą chwilę ostatnia wrzutka, bo nic świeższego godnego pokazania nie znajdę już
Dwa bloczki na os. Północ




Tył w szarościach


Zostajemy na Północy








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Pozdrawiam
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Old March 24th, 2016, 07:35 PM   #359
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Ruda Śląska, Osiedle Górnośląskie, przed remontem

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It's alright, but I would prefer if the entire building was painted like the lowest section.
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Old March 31st, 2016, 02:03 AM   #360
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From Tirana , ALBANIA ... repainting the facades again





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